Articles Tagged with ''Air Conditioning Contractors of America''

A Contractor's Dream: My Air Conditioner is Breaking and I'm Not Doing Anything About It

Who Needs Maintenance?
May 6, 2013

I have a sneaking suspicion my a/c is not going to make it this summer. So I'm preparing for the worst, putting pennies away now for the inevitable breakdown. And what do I do? Call a contractor to come out and take a look at my suspicion? Nope! I'm going to be an idiot and wait until it goes down.


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April 25, 2013: HVAC Quality Installation Standard Available for Review

April 25, 2013
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) has announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for an addendum to the current HVAC Quality Installation Specification standard. The public review period has a deadline of May 12, 2013.


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ACCA Releases March Contractor Comfort Index

CCI Measures Contractors' Attitudes Toward Short-Term Economic Growth
April 22, 2013

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America’s (ACCA) Contractor Comfort Index (CCI) for March reached a score of 65, up from 58 in February.


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Social Media Discussed at ACCA Conference

April 15, 2013

More than 2,500 HVAC professionals traveled to the 2013 Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Conference and Indoor Air Expo in Florida to learn about new technology, business management tips, and industry trends.


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Obituary: Wallace Leon Lee

April 8, 2013
Wallace Leon Lee, 81, died peacefully at his home on March 26, 2013. 


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Organizations: April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013
AHRI names associated certification engineer; SMACNA reveals that actor Jason Alexander will open its 70th annual convention; ACCA publishes ComforTool on insulation; RESNET Standards Management Board approved standard BSR/RESNET 301-2013; EPA grants recognition to IAPMO R&T for third-party certification of swimming pool pumps; HVI awards Daniel Forest with Distinguished Service award.


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HVAC Notes from the Road

April 1, 2013
While the summer is the busiest season for most of our contractor readers, for those of us covering the industry, the first three months of the year are the most jam-packed. Here are some interesting items I have picked up during my travels.


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CEOs Put Final Stamp on Conference

March 25, 2013

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) always places at least one exclamation point squarely on its annual conference and trade show — the CEO Forum.


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ACCA CCI Continues Uptick

March 25, 2013
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America’s (ACCA) Contractor Comfort Index registered at 58 for February. The statistic revealed that HVACR contractors are continuing their cautiously optimistic outlook for 2013.


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Organizations: March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013
EPA nominates new administrator; DOE nominates new secretary of energy; Henry Heier receives award from Texas Combined Heat and Power Initiative; EEB Hub welcomes three to advisory board; HVAC Excellence grants accreditation to Jefferson College HVAC program; Women in HVACR to host Mid-Atlantic regional meeting in April; OESP announces that Ray Wohlfarth will speak at its annual convention; ACCA) to host Building Performance Forum and Service Managers Forum in October; RESNET elects 2013 officers.


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2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Kyle Gargaro, editor-in-chief of The NEWS, hosted the 2014 ACCA CEO Forum. At the event, six well-known, highly respected company executives, Gary Michel, Ingersoll Rand/Trane; Chris Nelson, Carrier Corp.; Chris Peel, Rheem Mfg. Co.; Rod Rushing, Johnson Controls; Brent Schroeder, Emerson Climate Technologies; and Doug Young, Lennox; provided individual industry outlooks and fielded questions directly from attending contractors. Listen to the entire event on the NEWSMakers podcast. Posted on April 14.

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